Several utility programs are included with Visual SourceSafe. These programs are largely used in maintaining a database, as described in Maintaining and Optimizing Visual SourceSafe in this Help system.
In This Section
- ANALYZE Utility
Scans a Visual SourceSafe database for integrity, displays information and errors in a results window, and optionally fixes any errors.
- DDCONV Utility
Converts a Visual SourceSafe database from an earlier format to the current format.
- DDUPD Utility
Upgrades or downgrades a Visual SourceSafe database to a new format, which is applied upon initialization.
- MKSS Utility
Creates an empty Visual SourceSafe database in an old format.
- SS Utility
Implements Visual SourceSafe commands from the command line.
- SSARC Utility
Allows you to archive files, projects, or old versions from a Visual SourceSafe database.
- SSEXP Utility
Runs Visual SourceSafe Explorer from the command line for a specified database.
- SSRESTOR Utility
Restores information from a previously created archive.